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Perspectives from Anthropology and Economics

Here we focus on examples from two disciplines: Anthropology and Economics
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Read these two pieces. The first is an example of an anthropologist’s investigation of reasons for migration, the second is an economic approach.

Then watch this short film:

This is an additional video, hosted on YouTube.

What does this tell us about the strengths and weaknesses of different disciplinary approaches in understanding why people migrate? Can these perspectives be reconciled?

Summarise the strengths, weaknesses and future options for these approaches in the comments section below. You can also ‘like’ or reply to other learners.
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